What Happens When Lightning Strikes Your Car?

be sure you know what to do should lightning strike your carLast month we wrote about lightning and your home and how to be safe.  This month we will talk about when lightning strikes and your car.

Lightning and thunder are common issues whenever a storm rolls up, and we know that happens pretty regularly in the Texas Gulf.  You may know how to protect yourself, which is great. But, do you know how to protect yourself when you are in your vehicle? And what about your vehicle itself — is it protected against lightning strikes? Here’s what you’ll want to know about what exactly happens when lightning strikes your car.

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Lightning and Your Home – What You Need to Know

Be aware of what damage lightning can cause to your homeYour house will never be struck by lightning, it can’t happen to you, so you don’t need to worry about it, right? Actually, you should be, especially for those of us in Texas where thunder and lightning storms are a regular occurrence.  Lightning strikes homes much more often than many believe, which means that there is the potential to have a lot of damage done that can lead to a high amount of losses.

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What To Do In the Middle of the Hurricane

Be prepared should you be weathering out a stormWe’ve discussed preparation for hurricane season in 4 Tips for Getting Prepared for Hurricane Season and even getting out right before in the last ditch effort in Be Sure You Are Prepared to Bug Out – Emergency Evacuation Packing.  But what happens if that Cat 1 storm turns for the worse, or you had to stay back for one reason or another?

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Get the Best Deal on a Used Car

use these tips to get the best deal on a used carIf you’re in the market to buy a used car, then you know all about the idea of getting a clunker.  If you want to make sure that you get a great quality car while saving yourself some hard-earned money, you’re going to want to arm yourself with the right tips on how to get the best deal on that used car.  Here’s what you should know.

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Be Sure You Are Prepared to Bug Out – Emergency Evacuation Packing

plan for emergencies when you have the time to planIt’s that time of year again – Hurricane season and in that comes preparation. With emergency evacuation, there seems to be not enough time to get all of the required supplies together.  If you want to stop the panicked dashing around the house trying to prepare everyone to evacuate, get ahead of it by putting together a bug out bag!  The good news is that it isn’t as hard as it may sound.

The essentials to include in your bug out bag

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What to Pack in Your Vehicle Emergency Kit & Why

be prepared with the proper tools right in your own vehicleVery rarely does an emergency ever give us a heads up.  That’s why an “emergency” is, well, an emergency. When it comes to being prepared for an emergency of any kind, equipping your car with a well-stocked and properly planned out emergency kit will be crucial. Looking for advice on what to pack?  Here’s advice that will give you the power to create the right emergency kit.

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Keeping Your Employees Safe During the Holidays

ensure your employees are healthy and well during work over holidaysThis time of year can bring a lot of extra opportunities to the corporate world.  Some of those are going to be good opportunities such as enjoying a corporate work party, but some of those are going to be potentially negatives, including holiday fatigue and sickness.  Properly planning to navigate these areas can be really helpful to keep everything running as smoothly as possible.

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Safety Over the Holidays

Be sure your home is safe this holiday seasonFaster than any of us realize, the holiday season is coming.  It’s a time of great joy, excitement and relaxation — hopefully.  However, the holiday season also has the potential to bring more hazards into your life when it comes to safety and security for everyone and everything.  Here are some of the key things to remember as the holidays creep up, and make sure that you prepare yourself or a safe, healthy and happy holiday season whether you’re at home or on the road.

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